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federal law defines marriage as between a man and a woman and allows the government to deny federal assistance such at social security survivor benefits to same sex couples even if they're legally married. several lower courts have struck down the law as a violation of the constitution's equal protection clause but thomas peters of the national organization for marriage says there's no right to same sex marriage in the institution. >> the federal government and our elected officials through congress have a responsibility and right to protect marriage as a union of one man and one woman. we hope the supreme court will follow the precedent and respect the wishes of the representatives of the officials in congress. >> they did not say which of the ten same sex marriage cases on its docket it plans to take up. that news could come as early osmond. but whichever cases it chooses legal experts say this supreme court term is likely to have a profound influence on the future of same sex marriage. chip reed, cbs news the supreme court. >> a federal judge is considering whether to block calif
as that sounds, based on a legal technicality and a strict application of the law, it's true. they really could. in the classic 80s flick back to the future, michael j. fox has the luxury of going back in time of 30 years to be exact. can california governor jerry brown be trying to same feat? using the state code as his delorean. >> the state is the only one that can go back in time like back to the future and reset things. >> reporter: what santa clara mayor talking about? as part of his plan to patch a then $25 billion budget deficit, brown proposed dissolving redevelopment agencies in 2011. now, remember this date. january 10th, 2011. that's when brown unveiled the legislation. ab 1 x 26. sounds futuristic, doesn't it? the state is starting in 2011 redevelople agencies, quote, shall be unauthorized and shall not take certain actions that include the ability to pledge or encumber for any purpose any of its assets or revenues. closed quote. now fast forward six months. the governor signs the bill into law, applying it retroactively to january 1. but here's what happens in between. cities thro
is a resource available online to parents because of the law. >> people and offenders are any and everyone in the community. so sometimes you never know. >> someone at the school aloud the 51-year-old2ás= convicted child molester to volume lun near a fund raising he venlt. the bishop of the diocese says this will never happen again. the popular parish priest left. a former student used technology to confirm her suspicion. >> this young woman went on to her phone, and saw yes, he is a sex offender. she used technology to confirm. >> few parents wanted to stop to talk about the matter. one did. cindy has three children ages five, seven, nine. >> everybody is fwork together. we're a strong community going to be looking out for one another. so, so. yes. there is no concern for me. >> the sheriff says an investigation is underway to determine whether anyone knew that a registered sex owe fwrernd was working as a volunteer. >> still to come tonight at 6:00 a couple ends up on the wrong side of the gun. but they're quick thinking saved the day. >> a moving ceremony, a tribute. two fallen politi
in the controversial aircraft a local law enforcement agency wants to use and the concerns that are being raised. >> is it a bird, a plane, maybe a cricket? these sounds from outer space debuted in san francisco today. ?f< you know how much grandma wanted to be here for your fist christmas? you see grandma lives waaaay down here, and you live way up here. brian, your cousin, he's a little bit older than you, he lives here, in chicago. and your aunt lisa lives here, in baltimore. uncle earnie? waaay out in hawaii. but don't you worry, we will always be together for christmas. [ male announcer ] being together is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas! >>> some erie sounds from space float through the air in san francisco today, where physicists ever gathered for a conference. >>> that audio may sound like the chirping of birds or crick etc.s. they're radio waves from the earth's radiation belt. twin spacecraft from nasa have been probing the so-called hostile radiation belt force several months now collecting detailed measure manies of hi
challenging the federal defense of marriage act. the federal law that prevents the federal government from recognizing the marriages of same sex couples, even in states where it's legal for them to get married. >> those who are fighting to keep marriage between a man and a woman in california believes the high court will hear their case. >> this is something that fundamentally belongs to the people and their elected representatives to decide what marriage means and whether we're going to experiment with changing it. >> california has been in an on and off again relationship with gay marriage. it was allowed on valentine's day 2004, soon after that, those who believed marriage should be between a man and a woman filed an appeal, sending gay marriage rights all the way to the supreme court. >> even if they deny in the prop 8 case, that doesn't mean the next day you can do gay marriage in san francisco. what it means is the case has to be returned back to the ninth circuit. the ninth circuit has to return it back to the district court. >> reporter: tom and jeff say they're optimistic. >> for
if they will take up several challenges to gay marriage laws, including california's ban on gay marriage proposition eight. supporters are hoping the court will let a allower court decision stand that overturned proposition eight. the city attorney of san francisco said if that happens couples could marry almost immediately. >> we want to be prepared if marriages do start to number one have staff ono hand, to preform them. >> reporter: the justices are also going to announce if they will consider whether same sex marriage deserves equal treatment under federal law and if the government's defense of marriage act that defines marriage as one man and one woman is constitutional. >> do we have any idea of what we may hear a decision in. >> in. >> reporter: we have been hearing a lot of different situations for how this news will come out. the justices are meeting to decide among themselves whether they are going to take up these cases. there are about seven challenges, we could get word later today -- the most likely situation i'm hearing is early next week. >>> san francisco officials have asked th
law. we will see what the supreme court decides in less than 30 minutes. >> fiscal cliff tops standof the average middle-class family would have to pay about $2,000 a year more in taxes. house speaker john bain of lands the stalemate on the obama administration. he says they are not taking republicans seriously and plans to close loopholes and lit it deductions without raising taxes. >> i realize of the president may not agree but if there is another way to get revenue from upper income americans that doesn't ruin our economy why don't we consider it? >> we won them to tell the american why they won't do it. >> the democratic controlled senate has are the agreed to extend the bush tax cuts for incomes under $250,000 but let the other tax cut expire. it is predicted their rugby at least a short-term deal released before the end of the year. >> of when it comes to a president's second inauguration at the crowd tends to be smaller. that will be the case again this january. the cross the present obama as inauguration on january 21st will be close to 800,000. that is the estimate right now
time there is no law restricting succession to boys. if she gives birth to a third, that baby will be third in line to the thrown. >> what do you think is in the future? >> brothers and sisters. >> well, let's give them time for the first one. the couple considered the future of the royal family. now, their baby is expected to secure the future of the monarchy for decades to come. >> oh, they're abuzz in great britain. katy pery gets a big honor and major a listers get glamd up for an oscar see vent. >> the academy provided a big cheese at the awards. even kristin stewart. stars lined red carpet for a night honoring individual who's made a difference behind the scenes. >> these people made contributions so that is pretty special. >> it's not the contest. that the other one is. this is more and it's the way it was originally. >> it airs sunday here on abc. now, to katy perry honored this weekend by the trevor project providing suicide prevention services. a list of celebrities came out to show support. >> we want everybody to have a right to be whoever they choogs to be. there
and she issued the policy change today. >> that's been some confusion and we have been approached by law enforcement up and down the state asking for clarity. >> reporter: she issued a bulletin to all law enforcement agencies in california. if i.c.e. asks someone to detail someone they don't have to. she believes the program called security community or s-com is voluntary, not mandatory under the law. currently it requires a police send fingerprints to the department of homeland security whenever they arrest someone. the change now is that if i.c.e. wants to detain them, local law enforcement does not have to keep them in custody. >> i want that rape victim to be sure in knowing if she waves down a police officer in a car that's driving by, she will be protected. >> i think it is a great step. but i'm not sure how quickly the message will be dispersed in the community. >> reporter: jackie gonzalez says she has dozens of bay area clients on the verge of being deported and they are victims. she says this change in policy could have helped a 16 victim she calls ava. >> and once they determi
girl in oakland. the 16-year-old girl walked away from the fred finch youth center tuesday. federal law prevents staff members from stopping her but they followed her until she got in the area of the fruitvale bart station where she disappeared. she wasn't seen again for two days when a drive found her aboard a bus in san francisco. could she had bruising around the neck where the suspect tried to strangle my daughter. >> the suspect was 36 and was arrested yesterday. alameda county prosecutors could charge him today. >>> police are looking for a man who lobbed a walgreens of narcotics in palo alto. a surveillance camera captured images of the suspect. police say he asked for oxycontin and showed a gun. the suspect is a white man in his 20s about 6 feet tall with short cropped hair. he wore a white hat with a seattle seahawks logo on it. >>> plans to reduce firefighting service will be the focus of a meeting at the contra costa county fire protection district. among the actions being considered closing several fire stations. the district has to cut back after measure q failed to get a t
decided not to take up the proposition 8. a lower court overturned the law and supporters are hoping the supreme court will let that decision stand. >> we're prepared for the crowd that we had in 2004 and 2008. and again, we will just be open and ready for anyone who wants to come and get married. >> reporter: the justices are considering several challenges to a federal law that limits benefits for same-sex couples. these are very cop plex cases and the justices might want more time to talk about -- complex cases and the justices might want more time to talk about them. alison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 7:16. with less than a month to go, it appears that congress is no closer from keeping the country from going over the fiscal cliff. the ball, timothy geithner's comments -- >> i i was -- i was flabbergasted. i said you can't be serious. >> if congress fails to act by the end year, tax rates will go up for everyone and across the board spending tax. >>> a new legislative session will start today. democrat are allowed to raise taxes with little fear of republican opposition. but l
follow me >> when it's raining hard enough that you have to turn on your wipers full blast, state law required you turn on your head lights the driver in the honda and this driver did not so they both get to have a chat whit officer glaze of the california highway patrol nats: you not driving with your headlights on during the rain (oh really) the driver of the honda was just a little bit busy when officer glaze tried to talk to her . so let wait ok now lets listen in. nats: i stopped you maam for not driving with your headlights one to be honest >> i thought this car had the automatic headlights on are you aware that you have to turn your headlight to the full (i usallly do) apparently i didn't when i picked her up but these two were the only driver violating the nearly 8 year old law the driver of ths bobtail truck was rolling along in the driving rain with no nats: siren: we going to take the exit the driver said he was aware of the law, he told the officer he was in a rush and was only driving a few miles but listen to what he told me nats; you had no headlight on and its drivin
. >> reporter: university of san francisco law professor peter is shooting a film project on the detention center. he's been to guantanamo and interviewed dozens of former inmates. he said moving the detainees stateside would make a difference. >> it could make the difference and maybe finally they will get a trial. >> i think americans would be on edge. >> reporter: but some people say the prospect of bringing terrorists to the u.s. pours salt into deep wounds of 9/11. >> the aftermath feels fresh, even though it's been years, and to have them, in essence, living on the same soil, it's just uncomfortable. >> reporter: the report says guantanamo bay detainees could be held in six facilities that are only half full and the centers would have to be modified first to improve security but the report doesn't say how. >>> well, president obama says he hopes to have a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff by christmas. invest fors apparently shared his optimism and stocks closed higher. congress must reach a compromise on the deficit reduction plan by the end of the year. otherwise, tax hikes will autom
of california law enforcement agencies to enforce federal immigration laws. governor jerry brown vetoed the bill in september. >> we must make sure secure communities focuses on violent criminals, not on day labor workers. not on women who are victims of domestic violence. >>> a gay teen who spoke out after being denied his eagle scout award was honored today in sacramento. he invited him and his family to the opening legislative session. he was kicked out of the scouts, prompting a nationwide campaign. >>> the national park service repainted graffiti which is a first. the tower was restored and repainted with weather resistant paint to protect the land mark but it covered up graffiti from 1969-1971. they repainted the graffiti to match the other message of peace and freedom. >>> tracking showers over the next 36 hours. rainfall should start light in the north bay tomorrow but it will work its way south and will have an impact on the wednesday morning commute. the rest looks light. you can see the sweep going. rain up there. it is light. pretty impressive when you look at the percents. 181% of a
on the alameda county sheriff's office, " dedicated to law in force and terrorism prevention oriented activities. the projects will support prevention and protection capabilities. >> a u.s. attorney says this document plaza residents should be concerned about their privacy rights. >> we are essentially concerned that drones have the capacity to be abused tremendously. >> to get more on that story as the controversy continues to brew. >> let us turn our attention to weather. we have wet weather on the horizon. let us see if it is expected to fall today. >> good morning james we will see live rain especially the north bay. the chances hold off as we wake up tomorrow morning. you are looking live outside relatively clear conditions. we have no issues with visibility as a ticket to our james lick freeway camera. in san francisco we are seeing the clouds start to increase. a cold start to the morning with in most locations in the '40's. into the afternoon mainly north bay showers. we have a slight chance around the san francisco bay. as we head to the evening hours. the rain chance to start to pick u
was hiding behind the front door. he had previously received an an, eviction notice. >>> a controversial law that bans sex offenders from orange county beaches is being challenged. the panel is asking the state court of appeals to review the measure after it overturned the conviction of a sex offender caught attending a party at a park. the judges note that the restrictions of sex offenders are up to the state legislature. >> hundreds of people had to be evacuated after a train with 180 pounds of hazardous chemicals derailed on a bridge. it caused more than 12,000- gallons to spill into a creek near the delaware river. 71 people were treated at a nearby hospital for breathing problems and eye irritation but the air is being monitored and no longer poses a health risk. >> i have been told by the officials that are on scene with the railroad that there is still some product in that car that was breached that still needs to be removed. >> officials say booms have been put in the creek to contain the chemical. >> the president is facing mounting pressure to make a decision on whether to appr
: assemblyman and several co-sponsors reintroduced the trust act banning local law enforce frment turning over illegal im grnts to the feds for possible deportation if the crime is relatively minor. >> we must make sure that secure community focus on violence and harden criminals. not on day labor workers. not on domestic workers. >>reporter: republicans will have little say. >> our role will be hopefully partner with the press. shine a light on what is going on in the government. >>reporter: democrat believe california voters gave them a mandate to get things done. >> i think the biggest danger we would move too consciously and not address the problem california has been facing. california voters have demanded that we govern. that's what we intend to do. >>reporter: lawmakers will also be making less this session. new 5 percent pay cut means rank and file will earn just over 90,000 dollars a year. but they still get the 142 dollar a day tax-free per diem for living expenses. in sacramento, abc 7 news. >>> more to bring you tonight. bizarre situation played out on television. coming
away from the fred finch youth center last tuesday. federal law prevents staff members from stopping her. however they did follow her until she got in the area of the fruitvale bart station. that's where she disappeared she wasn't seen again for two days when a drive found her aboard a bun in san francisco. >> the bus driver had noticed that she had been beaten and was concerned about her. he could see that she was bruised and distraught and so he called 911. >> the suspect was arrested and could be charged today. >>> a search is on for a man who police say robbed a walgreens in palo alto. a surveillance camera captured images of the suspect here. police say he asked fortunate oxycontin and showed a pharmacist that he had a gun inside his back. the suspect is a white man in his 20s 6 feet tall short hair a white hat with a seattle seahawks logo on it. >>> the former head of contra costa county's narcotics unit will plead guilty this week to charges that he took confiscated drugs and ordered to resell them. norman welsh indicted last year with four other cops and a private investigato
. that determined that their action was lawful. 49 year old shariff alman open fire at the cement plant in cupertino. he hit nine co- workers killing three of them before running away. all men fled to a sunnyvale neighborhood that and led to a man thhunt. police found him he made threatening gestures with his gun that's when deputies fired striking and killing him. the report was he died to a self- inflicted wound to the head the report was released to the santa clara county police cordon. >> 16 year old shane white walked on cool ridge ave. she was called to an area encourage was lost sight of people shandshyann is considered of diminished capacity. therefore is considered in danger. >> bobby sarsen and 15 year- old raquel gerstall . retail attended high school in san lorenzo she was a freshman. *. police have not determined a motive for the killing. please do not know why the girls were on an oakland street alone at that time of night. we are following the day's weather. like yesterday we are expecting a quite a bit of rain. the bulk of it hitting later on. we will get another full check of the fo
to shrink. phil matier says more people are taking the law into their own hands. phil. >> reporter: you know, this is a nice quiet neighborhood in oakland but just two hours ago will we were setting up to get ready to do this shot here at the fair, police were involved in a high-speed chase that ended with a horrendous accident in mcarthur park t spotted a car carrying gangbangers in it including one on probation for previous firearms conviction. they gave a further suit and gave up because it was unsafe. the car and the gangbangers however continued at a fast rate of speed slamming into someone trying to get home from work in his truck. crimes like this obviously get a lot of media attention and they create a lot of buzz. but there's a whole lower level of crime going on in oakland that's not getting the attention. >> in the last three days we have had three robberies at gunpoint. >> reporter: it's the kind of story you hear a lot of in oakland these days where in the past year over 11, 000 cars, homes or businesses were broken into. that comes to about a break-in every 45 minutes. and in r
center cannot be ejected and they cannot kick them out because it is not breaking state law. now, the landlord will decide again in federal court on december 20th. she wants them out because a federal prosecutor is threatening to seize the property. >>> southern california leaders are demanding that the county be reimbursed for more than $12,000. "the san jose mercury news" show that he used a tax-funded credit card to pay for casino stays, rental car upgrades. he said he will reimburse the county for many expenses within 30 days. but he's disputing some charge, including a $2500 donation to the eastside school district. >>> a former commander of an elite police squad in contra costa county reportedly plans to plead guilty to the scheme involving the sale of confiscated drugs. under the reported plea deal norman welsch will admit to selling drugs. he and william butler were heard talking about the drug sales in an undercover video. butler pled guilty already and is serving eight years in prison. >>> last night, the city held the third of four public meetings for the police chief
an announcement monday or later next week. voters passed the law in 2008, banning gay marriage in california, but an appeals court in san francisco ruled that the law is unconstitutional. if the justices decide not to hear the case, same-sex marriages could begin immediately. attorney general harris has some hope the high court will take this case. >> certainly there's a school of thought that that might be in the best interest of the issue, to have it finally resolved before the united states supreme court. but of course the concern there would be whether the united states supreme court would actually make the right decision. >> ms. harris says her office is getting calls wondering how to proceed if the same-sex marriages are legalized again. >>> an unusual hearing today in a federal courtroom in sacramento. at issue, so-called gay conversion therapy. the state's new law banning licensed psychotherapists from practicing it on gay minors was challenged by four counselors and two parents. the parents claim their sons were helped by the therapy, which is intended to make gay people heterosexua
with channel 7 on my side. >> net spend told us it followed law as outlined by the federal deposit insurrance corporation. regulation e gaifz bank 10 working days tobt resolve disputes but the clock doesn't start until the complaint is submitted in writing. thomas said he didn't know that. and medi says that was the delay. net spend decided to give thomas a pro visional credit. >> i felt better to get my money back. >> the debit card thomas used was issued by medi bank operating the atm. so 7 on your side talked to the medi bank president. brad hanson told us no one would lose money in an atm. systems are in place to track the money that goes in or out, quote, the bank stands behind the transaction all the way and the consume jer never out money. an investigation confirmed the story. the pro visional credit lifted and thomas got his money. >> yes. i appreciate channel 7 on your side. >> hobson says he doesn't know what caused the atm to short thomas. we should point out not all debit cards are backed up by the bank. if that is the case your transaction would not be protected by the regulatio
. the 320 million dollar hospital was built to meet california's seismic safety law. >>> filmmaker george lucas is moving forward with a plan that will bring a new park. donating vacant building downtown san anselmo. he has filed for a permit to demolish the building and make way for the new park, it will include bronze statues of indiana jones and yoda. expect today to open by summer. >>> that seems so far away. >> it is. >> let's compare the difference between yesterday and today. >>> yesterday was a quick burst we are going to see a stronger within for the second tonight and strongest for the -- stronger one for the second tonight and strongest for the weekend. right now question yet conditions in san francisco, you can't tell that to the folks in the north bay, they've had the light showers on and off where we start with live doppler 7 hd, blue and green is representing light rain through cloverdale and clear lake this morning. as you head south, the roads are wet into windsor and highway 37, san rafael through novato, lakeville highway, all looking at light shower activity. temperatu
will be lawful. marriage will be able to begin once the ninth circuit court of appeals issued a mandate. leading the ruling made by the district court affirmed by the ninth circuit will become final. the ninth circuit will issue the man they quickly possibly within a week. in hastings law inrory little hopes the supreme court will want to review the case. >> the national question should the constitution permits the banning of same- sex marriage. there is a lot of this uniformity. there are a lot of diversions around the country. i actually think the right result institutionally is to grant review and use it as a vehicle to settle althe law more nationally. >> in addition to deciding whether or not to review proposition 8, the u.s. supreme court will also decide whether or not to review the federal defense of marriage act. it is possible they could decide to review 1 a to one or the other, both, or neither. >> lawyers from there is to say they can counsel day class to become straight are asking a federal judge to block a new california law that bans them from counseling minors. >> the law was sig
making its way up the court system. california voters passed a law in 2008, but two years later a judge in san francisco ruled the law is unconstitutional. if the supreme court decides to hear the case, the justices would hear the case in march or april with a decision expected in june. >>> the house of representatives voted today to allow foreign students getting advanced degrees in science and math from american schools to get green cards. it's a move that got a lot of backing from the tech industry, especially in the silicon valley. and at least in the house, fairly bipartisan support. but it is controversial, even among democrats, because the new plan would eliminate an earlier plan that gave green cards to other groups, including immigrants from africa. >>> well, in the east bay, a former teacher of the year has been sentenced to almost five years in prison for possessing child pornography. 28-year-old alex bersch was ordered to spend five years behind bars and fined $2,000. he was a popular teacher at los madonos school and a coach for a swim team. police found pornographic videos
highway is appropriate. and, remember, whether crossing through the law and could result in a fine. in san francisco, news. >> pg&e is trying to restore service to customers. in santa cruz there were out in one of the utilities for these new command vehicles. it is a mobile command center with the capability to communicate with law enforcement and emergency crews. jeff bush has more on the pg&e and how they're handling power outages >> we are here in the hills and the pg&e is working hard to get this neighborhood powers restored. the working crews are restraining a power line 183 fell. as you can imagine, they are three stringing re--stringing as this power line fell after a tree fell. >> it is heroic. it is challenging. it is difficult. >> pg&e says that there are thousands of crew members working on this big storm series like this one. >> we have people working 36 hours. and and eight our break. and that a 16 hour shift. and in terms of the storm we barely got hit. the most of the power has been restored but we are bracing for more when the storm-- really hit. >> jeff bush, kron 4. , the
president mohamed morsi's decision to declare his laws above judicial review. more than 100,000 protestors clashed with police yesterday outside the presidential palace in cairo. morsi was taken out by a back gate to assure his safety but is back in the palace today. >>> in syria, battles between government and rebel forces are closer to president assad. there are reports of fighting just outside the capital city of damascus increasing fears the syrian government may start using chemical weapons. meanwhile, u.n. secretary- general ban ki-moon has hinted he would not favor an asylum deal for assad even as a way to end syria's civil war. >>> silicon valley pioneer john mcafee is now in guatemala seeking asylum after spending weeks in hiding. mcafee, who founded the santa clara software security company, is wanted for the murder of a neighbor in belize. he says he is innocent. mcafee spoke to the "associated press" in a restaurant in guatemala city after sneaking out of nearby belize. >>> 4748 now. new york police say a suspect is in custody and has implicated himself in the death of a man wh
more liberal editions say it is sharia law that fail to protect the rights of minorities and women. >>> the duchess of cambridge is said to be feeling better this morning after treatment for cute morning sickness. prince william's wife is expected to stay in king edwards hospital for several days. >> reporter: good morning charlie. the news today seems to be better. after spending a second day at the hospital with his wife, prince william left her looking a lot more relaxed. kate is, quote, continuing to feel better and it seems that the prince was feeling a little better, too. kate is generally an active woman, a bit of a jock at school as she showed in her last public appearance before the onset of the illness. doctors say there's no reason she shouldn't continue to respond to treatment. while she's been a natural at the meet and greet part of the job, the most important part of her job has always been to provide heirs to the throne. that will get priority now. given the delicate start to her delicate condition, we're bound to see less of her over the next few months. >> i think
-in with the law. >> i'm just gonna go ahead and announce my retirement from standup. i'm kind of done. >> williams made the announcement outside of a seattle hotel monday night after being kicked out. on sunday, he was taken to jail accused of fighting inside a seattle bar. it's the latest in a string of highly publicized incident. his tour in oakland was cut short after a meltdown. he's accused of leading police on a chase in downtown sacramento. >>> it appears that oprah winfrey is no longer the world's richest black woman. oprah's net worth is estimated at $2.7 billion. that's according to "forbes" but nigerian oil typhoon, this woman, is worth an estimated billion 3.2 billion. that's according to venture africa magazine. she applied for an oil prospecting license in 1993. but she hit it big in 2000 when her business partners discovered her land contained more than a billion barrels of oil. >>> 7:18. fremont police searching for a suspect blamed for several robberies. a felony arrest warrant is issued for 18-year-old cane brazil accused of robberies in burling game and also at a -- burlingame a
question the president. >> president saddam the law makers and working out with the agreement is back on the cam best-president obama >> the president got input outside the beltway. he wants to continue the conversation when business leaders, small business leaders, civic leaders, and labor leaders because everyone has a stake in this. >> lawmakers have just over a month to reach an agreement to keep the country from going over the so-called fiscal cliff. the president wants to raise taxes on the wealthiest 2 percent of americans and leave current tax rates for everyone else. >> i can't get paid reporting. >> we will be following the latest as it continues to develop on capitol hill. >> will take a quick break. we will be back with more headlines than just a minute. here is a look at the approach to the toll plaza. the ground for now is dry. that will be changing before too much locker we will look at your forecast straight ahead. welcome back. coming up at 4:15 a.m. on this wednesday morning we are tracking the a big storm and high winds. >> take a look is lit up anny . the storm sta
few details. this happened about 2:00 this morning. a woman was tied up in her home. several law enforcement agencies are investigating this and searching for a suspect. janine de la vega son the scene. she is getting all the details and we'll get a report from here in about 30 minutes. >>> later today u.s. supreme court may announce if it will review the challenge to california proposition 8 which bans same sex marriage. i'm going to take you live outside -- this san earlier shot of the supreme court building. coming up we will try to go out there live. options before the high court and how the city of san francisco is preparing for the court's decision. >> this is major. >>> time now 6:07. the weather is major. our commute. and tara you are watching the bay bridge too. >> that is right. the lights are out on the span. we don't know what caused it. obviously storm related. if we take a live look you can see that the only thing you can see are headlights and taillights across the span. we also have a high wind advisory in effect. looks like it's a pretty slow going. definitely gi
" columnist melissa griffin is here with the change they want to make to a long-standing law. first, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. thanks for having me. they are not wasting any time. the day they are getting sworn in, the state senator mark leno is proposing a constitution amendment that would make it easier for localities to put parcel taxes before voters so they can raise money for schools. a parcel tax is a flat rate say $10, $100, whatever it iser, per parcel unrelated to the value of a home. these could be put before the voters. if they get 66% of the vote, they go into law. mark leno's constitutional amendment would reduce that amount to 55%. what he propose is two-thirds of the vote to get on the ballot, once it's on the ballot then voters would have to endorse it. but that's what he is dag the first day on the job. >> but they are not even sworn in. and they are already flexing their muscle. why do they have to do it right away? what's the -- you know -- rush? >> reporter: for all the power of the supermajority, actually the assembly and senate democrats are only going
in law, the president. >> boehner is set to meet with small business owners while the president speaks at a conference of corporate ceos. >>> bob dole made an appearance on capitol hill yesterday in a wheelchair frail but still flexing his political might. he could not convince enough republicans to support a disabled rights treaty. the united nations treaty would ban discrimination against people with disabilities. it fell five votes short of getting the needed two-thirds approval in the senate. >>> the world's oldest woman has died at the age of 116. beth cooper is only one of eight people recognized by the begin he was book of world records to have lived that long. she died peacefully yesterday in an assisted living home near atlanta. the title of world's oldest person now belongs to 115-year- old woman in johnston, iowa. can you imagine what she saw in her lifetime? >> 1896 in you do the math. that's a long time ago. >> amazing life. >>> well, it's 5719. three for three. the giants seek a deal with a key player for the line-up. >> plus, blast from the past. which 49er won a guess s
prohibits anyone other than sworn law enforcement from discharging a firearm within city limits. >>> a falcon is expected to survive, somebody found the adult male in a field near watsonville. wildlife officials say the bird was shot with a pellet gun and has a wound in its chest and leg. a team performed surgery, they will feed him and medicate him by hand, then release him back into the wild. >>> still ahead, first of its kind medical transplant. we'll show you how doctors moved a breathing lung from one patient to another. >>> live doppler is tracking rain and wind from a major storm, the first of several coming to the bay area. another check of the forecast and your wet morning commut there are hundreds of ways people use lysol disinfectant spray. ben's mom uses it around the bathtub. it kills mold, and unlike clorox clean-up, it's approved to keep it from coming back for up to a week. share your lysol story, and see more, on facebook. prove it. enough is enough. d-con baits are specially formulated to kill in one feeding. guaranteed. d-con. get out. >>> live doppler this mo
the law when they shot an armed fugitive accused of a workplace massacre. investigators say sharif almond shot nine co-workers in october of last year. three of the victims ended up dying. deputies caught up with almond after he shot another two people while trying to get away. autopsy showed that almond was hit eight times by the deputies that the fatal shot to his head was actually selfinflicted. >>> six senators from the west coast want the justice department to investigate the role oil refineries play in recent gas price spikes. gas price spikes had a lot of consumers worried. analysts blame it on a variety of problems. the reports shows inconsistencies between the time the refineries were working. they said misleading reports could create a gasoline shortage. lawmakers include senators feinstein and barbara boxer of california. >>> president obama employed a little, in the results of the fiscal cliff. the president surrounded himself with people who he said were middle class americans. if congress does nothing, a series of automatic spending cuts and tax hikes will take in effect in
canals. uncontrolled creeks are prone to flooding. >>> actress lindsay lohan back in trouble with the law. her arrest in new york city and the separate charges she faces here in california. >> it's surprising, it's really surprising and kind of scary. >>> but up first a woman attacked inside her own home. how she scared off her attacker and why police believe it may be linked to other cases. @ ♪ i'd like to thank eating right, whole grain, multigrain cheerios! my bowl, my spoons! mom, are those my jeans? [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't. multigrain cheerios has whole grain and 110 delicious calories. ...more grains. less you! multigrain cheerios in multi-grain cheerios peanut butter. >>> a palo alto woman she had a frightening encounter earlier today. police say someone entered her locked apartment when she was sound asleep with the intention of sexually assaulting her. paul ruben tills us how the woman reacted. >> reporter: palo alto police say they might step up patrol and staffing after a home invasion last night. it happ
lindsay lohan back in trouble with the law. her arrest in new york city and the separate charges she faces here in california. >> it's surprising, it's really surprising and kind of scary. >>> but up first a woman attacked inside her have a good night. here you go. you, too. i'm going to dream about that steak. i'm going to dream about that tiramisu. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a passat. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit vwdealer.com today. >>> a palo alto woman she had a frightening encounter earlier today. police say someone entered her locked apartment when she was sound asleep with the intention of sexually assaulting her. paul ruben tills us how the woman reacted. >> reporter: palo alto police say they might step up patrol and staffing after a home invasion last night. it ha
place to break into. this was the scene a couple of hours ago down the road where law enforcement were searching for clues and evidence to explain what happened here and ultimately catch the people responsible. around 1:40 this morning, a woman who lives in the home called 911 who said the home was broken into and ransacked. when police arrived, they found her husband had been killed. they haven't said who did it or how he died. the wife was taken to the hospital. she was hurt. her injuries are not life threatening. >> of all the people who lived here and i have been here 28 years, this is the only couple i don't know. we're very surprised and shocked and taken aback by this. >> reporter: you will change the way you secure your home? >> i will put my gates up and change things around the home, that's for sure. this is very shocking. no one ever would have suspected this. >> reporter: police have not been able to figure out yet or not telling us if this was a targeted attack or random. they believe there is one suspect. they said it is possible there could be more. murders are so rare i
of challenges to gay marriage laws. among them california's ban on same sex marriage proposition 8. supporters of same sex marriage are hoping the court will decide not to review prop 8. that would mean the lower court ruling would take hold legalizing same sex marriage in california. san francisco city officials tell us they are ready to perform marriages as soon as tomorrow. >> we will be ready with volunteers that we already have in place and volunteers who are being trained today. we'll have a one-stop shop for anyone who wants to get married. >> reporter: and we are waiting for word from the court. we'll bring it for you here on channel 2. reporting live from washington, d.c. alison burns ktvu channel 2 news. >>> last night president obama congratulates zone people honored for -- seven people honored for their lifetime culture. among the honorees ballerina natal yeah. david letterman. dust tin hoff man. and the surviving members of led zeppelin. >>> time now 5:14. let's check in with tara. >> we have that big accident in livermore that looks like that scene has been moved over to the shou
it was not an accident, that they were defenseless and should not be granted qualified immunity of the law. here's what both sides had to say. >> what it means is the simple fact that our rights have been violated. those young men are tie to us as a family -- are tied to us as a family. this an opportunity for the world to see that we do have legal civil rights in this so- call ursociety of ours and should be recognized that way. >> reporter: attorneys for both sides say they are confident the judge will rule in their favor. but it could take a while before a decision is made. attorneys say it could be two to six months before a trial could actually happen. we'll have more on this on the ktvu news at 5:00. for now, brian flores, live in san francisco, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. >>> people on woke sides of proposition 8 -- both sides of proposition 8 will have to until at least the end of the week. the supreme court took no action today on whether to review a challenge to an appeals court decision son prop 8 is if now expected to -- 8. it is now expected to take a bit. >>> we're seeing partly cl
to wilderness but he says the national park service is misrepresenting federal law. the contract with the state of california and the needs of the community. >> california's long legal battle for maernl equality is on hold again. california's voter approved ban on same-sex marriage. the justices were expected to announce whether they'll review the legality. the high court did not take action on several cases involving u.s. defense of marriage act. the high courts next conference to consider pending appeals is this friday. >> the oscar grant case is in court today again. he was a shot in 2009. attorneys for other officers involved in this shooting are appealing a ruling they're not immune from liability in the family's civil suit against bart. the jury found mezery guilty. >> the head of san francisco muni has a plan to appease critics of the controversial central subway project. the muni chief wants tochl tend the line through china town, north, and into north beach as you can see on the map. he wants a station built at old pagoda theater. residents have been vocal. the current plan calls for t
. the ordinance will go into effect february 1st. opponents have filed suit trying to block the law they say it violates civil rights. >>> sharp reaction to proposed closure of four fire stations in the east bay. voters turned didn't a measure last month that would have saved the stations. not far from the shell oil refinery. alan wang explains what this means. >> reporter: carol's home lies in the shadow of the shell refinery in martinez. the refinery has its own fire department in case of a major catastrophe it would receive aid from station 12 of the contra costa county district that could end due to lack of funding. >> i know, i'm not happy it is nice having the fire station across the street. >> going to impact response times to the areas around the station. >> reporter: if station 12 is shutdown, people living near the shell refinery would rely on a fire station in downtown martinez, it would add four minutes to response time. 12 with three ours could have been saved by a parcel tax measure that failed last month. supervisors were grappling with the decision to shutter four of the 28 s
. of course a congratulations. the baby would be third in line for the throne... and with british law changing - the first-born will be first in line for succession behind william - regardless of gender. british newspaper say that even the queen didn't know about the pregnancy - until the duchess had to be rushed to the hospital. >>jacqueline: we have been enjoying a much-needed break by cloudy conditions. this is a live look from the golden gate bridge the visibility is fine. but for the rainfall is expected to return mainly in the north bay and go for wednesday morning. we can see the rain into the north. pressing to the south offshore. it is moving faster than the weekend so not much chance of rainfall from this system. temperatures in the 50s. antioch, 58, san jose and what we can expect overnight with increasing clouds. showers in the north bay possible. that is where it will stay of mainly for tomorrow before it could impact rest of the bay area. we will time it out on futurecast even with rainfall totals. >> there's nothing worse than try to find a parking space. when your holiday shopp
laws above judicial review. more than 100,000 protestors clashed with police yesterday outside the presidential palace in cairo. morsi was ushered out through a back gate to ensure his safety but he is back in the palace today. >>> john mcafee is seeking asylum in guatemala after weeks in hiding. he founded the santa clara software security company that bears his name. he is wanted for a murder of a neighbor in belize. he says he is innocent. mcafee spoke to the "associated press" at a restaurant in guatemala city after sneaking out of nearby belize. >>> police say a man is implicated in the death of a new york city subway passenger who was pushed on the tracks. ki-suck han died monday after being hit by a train at the times square station. this is surveillance video showing han in a confrontation before being shoved on the tracks. witnesses say han tried to climb back up to the platform but couldn't before the train struck him. >> just standing in fear and shock. not knowing what's going on. some people ran, others just stood there. didn'
not in the eyes of the law. a 15-year-old san jose boy suspected of being involved in a deadly crime spree will be charged as an adult and could be up for the death penalty. he and another boy robbed four businesses this month and shot to death a man they were trying to car jack and shot at and wounded a police officer. they have not decided whether to put him on death row if convi convicted he is due in court on a long list of charges. including murder, robbery and attempted murder of a police officer. another police officer is on leave tonight after narrowly escaping gunfire the men that shot at still missing. he pulled over a drive when the man inside began shooting. the shot missed the officer and hit a squad car. the officer fired back and the begunman got away. it's unclear at this point if the gunman was shot, but the car he was driving was stolen and found later abandon. >> an active scene on the cal campus. protesters took over the empty eshelman hall late this afternoon, the student newspaper on campus reported that six students were occupying the building to bring awareness to t
. keep in mind he can't stop it. state law does not allow regulators reject health insurance rate hikes. >> when we are talking about money and numbers, the numbers have been drawn and winning ticket worth $580 million. the powerball is 6. jackpot has rolled over 16 consecutive times but lottery officials this time there is a 75% chance the winning combination will be drawn. more than 160 million tickets were sold with tickets selling at a right 130,000 a minute across the nation. odds of winning are 175 million to one. powerball is played in 42 states. californians drove to arizona to buy a ticket. >> we are just getting started. coming up a man accused of sex crimes and performing illegal liposuction comes face to face with the people that he treated. >> south bay, two women pulled to safety from a burning camp ber by a stranger and puppy was saved, too. plus.... >> small amount of money. it could be a life saving. >> helping his homeland. later the effort by the author later the effort by the author of the kite [ male announcer ] this december, remember -- ♪ you can stay in and lik
-sex marriages again. the supreme court is deciding whether to hear argue s concerning proposition 8. the law was deemed unconstitutional by a federal judge two years ago. the ruling has been on hold ever since as the caseworks through the appeals court. if the supreme court declines to hear the case that means the unconstitutional ruling will stand and same sex will once again be legal in california. san francisco city officials are asking the court for 24 hours notice if the ban on same sex is lifted. if the supreme court agrees to hear the case, the ban on same sex would remain in place until a final ruling. >>> back to our series of storms. drenched and drowned. this is a live picture of a san jose neighborhood soaked by heavy rain and now they are racing to get ready for an even bigger storm around the quarry. >>> after the weather we are dealing with now, the ground is saturated. in a six-however period earlier today we picked up close to two inches of rainfall. that includes loss ail toes and the peninsula. the current problem as temperatures cool off, plenty of fog rolling in to the h
. it's located on sacramento seven the counsel says it's violating zoning laws. he's been fighting the nearly $25,000 in fines he's facing, but says the council's declaration is too much. sptoday at his home in san francisco. the chronicle reports that rodriguez died after a long battle with cancer. he was well known for his trash man comic. friends remember him as a friend, artist and radical. he was 72 years old. >>> the public got its first look at a boy accused of a crime spree and murder in san jose. we're able to show you video despite the fact he's a juvenile. >> reporter: aldonis muldrow made his first appearance in court this afternoon. he never spoke as he faced numerous charges including murder and attempted murder of a peace officer in a shootout with police. his partner, jonathan woolbanks was arraigned on similar charges. he had been on the run before being captured in concord friday night. the district attorney's office will try him as an adult. >> typically we look at the severity as well as the background of the juvenile. i can't comment on it, but i think the seve
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